$190 billion budget awaits action by governor

California Catholic Conference: Budget includes gains for several priority issues, including immigration, human dignity and family life, but falls short on education

Governor Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have agreed on significant items in a $190 billion dollar budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.  Lawmakers voted to approve the budget bill late Thursday, which will now go to the Governor who has until June 30 to sign. Though it is largely approved, the Governor still has the authority to reduce or eliminate any appropriation … [Read more...]